Skip to content

The Mix

TransAlta wind farm in N.B. temporarily taken offline after tower collapse

TransAlta wind farm in N.B. temporarily taken offline after tower collapse

CALGARY — TransAlta Renewables Inc. says it has temporarily taken a wind farm in New Brunswick offline after a tower collapse. The Calgary-based company says one of the towers at the 167 MW Kent Hills wind facility in Kent Hills, N.B. collapsed.
Businesses see higher inflation, wages and job changes, Bank of Canada reports

Businesses see higher inflation, wages and job changes, Bank of Canada reports

OTTAWA — Consumers and businesses expect increases in the cost of living to stay hot over the next year, the Bank of Canada says as part of surveys results that also show people more willing to search for new jobs, and businesses willing to pay more

British Museum to display the world's oldest map of stars

LONDON (AP) — The British Museum will display what it says is the world’s oldest surviving map of the stars in a major upcoming exhibition on the Stonehenge stone circle.
CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in September

CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in September

OTTAWA — The annual pace of housing starts in September fell compared with August as they continued to slow from their highs reached earlier this year. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
S&P/TSX composite up in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also climb

S&P/TSX composite up in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also climb

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ticked higher in late-morning trading helped by gains in the energy, industrial and technology sectors, while U.S. stock markets also climbed higher. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 14.00 points at 20,942.
Why COVID boosters weren't tweaked to better match variants

Why COVID boosters weren't tweaked to better match variants

More COVID-19 booster shots may be on the way -- but when it’s your turn, you’ll get an extra dose of the original vaccine, not one updated to better match the extra-contagious delta variant.
Country star Luke Bryan to host CMA Awards

Country star Luke Bryan to host CMA Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music star Luke Bryan has taken home the top prize at the CMA Awards, but he'll step into a larger role when he hosts the awards show in November.
Hexo CEO Sebastien St-Louis leaves company amid strategic reorganization

Hexo CEO Sebastien St-Louis leaves company amid strategic reorganization

OTTAWA — Hexo Corp. says Sebastien St-Louis, the cannabis company's co-founder and chief executive, is leaving the company, effective immediately. The change comes as the company completes a strategic reorganization.
Cuba Gooding Jr. faces February trial in NYC groping case

Cuba Gooding Jr. faces February trial in NYC groping case

NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr.

Noront reaches takeover deal with Wyloo Metals, says bid superior to BHP offer

TORONTO — Noront Resources Ltd. says it has agreed to a takeover offer by Wyloo Metals Pty Ltd., putting aside a deal it signed to be acquired by BHP.